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CSPAN
Dec 1, 2013 11:00pm EST
through the case of marcello a 37-year-old ecuadorian immigrant who was beaten to death by a group of teenagers on long island in 2008. this is about 25 minutes. >> i feel like i'm in my living room having a conversation. i am really very glad that you were here tonight. i almost didn't make it, but that is another story. as many of you know, my book "hunting season" is about a horrible crime that took place november 8, 2008 in long island when a group of teenagers attacked and killed an immigrant from ecuador. his name was marcello. he wasn't alone that night. he was walking with his friend who survived the attack but marcelo did not. there were many reasons i was a track to the story. one of them was the nature of the crime. i found out very early on that these young people coming and cy were very young. they went to entertainment to go around hunting for beaners which is what they call immigrants. for some of the undocumented immigrants from mexico in the profession they kept talking about how they were looking for illegals from mexico. so, i was horrified by that, of course as
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 7:00pm EST
and killed an immigrant from ecuador. he was not alone that night, walking with his best friend, and he survived the the attack, but the other did not. there were many reasons why i was attracted to the story. one of themfuls the nature of the crime. i found out early on that this young people, and they were very young, they were 17 and 18 at the time, juniors and seniors in high school, made it a practice, sport if you will, or entertainment to go around hunting for beaners, which is what they call immigrants. for somebody on that immigrated from mexico. they talk about how they were looking for illegals from mexico. so i was horrified by that, of course, as anybody would be, the fact that young people think so little of human life as to go out hunting for people as they were preyed. i wrote a story about study, two sociologists released from university, state university of albany, in which they said immigrants where no longer going to the city. they were, in fact, bypassing the cities and moving to suburb suburbia. that was happening all over the country, not just with hispanic immigr
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
- legal limbo. he passed the bar exam. should this undocumented immigrant be allowed to practice law. we talk to him live. >>> plus, a man with alzheimer's and a stand your ground killing. cz >>> imagine going to law school, taking the bar examine, passing with flying colours and being denied the ability to practice law. that happened to cesar vargas, an honour studio in new york and interned with a state supreme court judge, but he can't practice law because he's an undocumented immigrant brought to the country illegally at the age of 5. cesar vargas is the executive director of the dream bar associate. he joins us to tell us his story. why can't you practice law? >> simply new york committee decided i had the character, an evaluation that every law student and graduate has. unfortunate for them, because of my immigration status they couldn't make a decision. for them it was completely new, this issue. they punt it to the highest court to really deal with the issue. for them my immigration status was something they couldn't sign off, despite the fact that they found my character, as the
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am EST
their hands and to fix our broken immigration system. mr. speaker, last summer republicans and democrats in the senate came together and passed comprehensive immigration reform with a strong bipartisan vote, a vote of 68 to 32. 68-32. that's like a superduper majority. in fact, one poll last month showed that 63% of americans, 2/3 of americans, support a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. business leaders, chambers of commerce, labor unions, faith groups, immigrant families, law enforcement officials, and americans of every race, creed, color, and ethnicity all across our country applauded our senators for reaching across the aisle. for many it really gave hope and belief in our government that we are still capable of putting aside political posturing and to build consensus around the difficult issues that face our country. but today as i speak americans are asking, what happened? they are confused as to why the house of representatives can't do the same thing that the senate did and pass immigration reform. they are even more confused as to why the house can't even dignify
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 10:00am PST
. and immigration one of his other signature pieces and issues 35 percent approval. and federal budget that is carl cameron 32. and economy 38. and these are approval ratings. what is going on here? >> not surprising to be honest with you. once a president gets in the soup, all of the numbers have a way of coming down. combine that with the fact that people are not sure about the iran agreement and everything else, it is not a pretty picture. something happen today that may change the trajectory. >> which is what? >> i was those -- teasing you. >> the third quarter growth up to it 3.6 percent. i don't know if that were to hold but if it holds another quarter that could turn the president's fortunes around. >> that is one. michelle what about this? >> this is the first time since 1974 that majority of americans see this country as not powerful, as powerful as a decade ago. they are less respected and think that their country is not important on the global stage and the reason why is the foreign policy. putting obama care aside which is awful, a lot has to do with foreign policy. we saw what happened
FOX
Dec 4, 2013 5:00am PST
on the immigration status of a relative of president obama. why many legal experts say the decision was completely by the book. >>> good morning. traffic is doing pretty well if you are driving through on westbound 24. you can see traffic continues to look good all the way through the tunnel. we will tell you where the traffic is slowing down now. >>> its a layers kind of day. you might want to have multiple layers. how cold will it get? and are we looking at low snow levels? i'll have the details coming up. i want you to know stuff i want you to be kind. i want you to be smart. super smart. i want one thing in a doctor. i want you to be handsome. i want you to be awesome. i don't want you to look at the chart before you say hi...david. i want you to return my emails. i want you to keep me doing this for another sixty years. at kaiser permanente, we want you to choose the doctor that's right for you. find your perfect match at kp.org and thrive. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2013 9:30pm EST
positive. immigration. it is a positive moment for you -- i think. it is a positive moment for you. >> that is a pretty short list. >> this was really positive. you talk about being positive on something like immigration reform. i am not saying that pathway to citizenship or pathway to legalization, but you just talked about the need for our party to be compassionate. we needed to be compassionate and you got absolutely killed for saying that. i will even go a step further. mitt romney decided that he needed to lurch his four-one extremist and it ended up killing us. how do we win that hardware, not only at the governor's mansion but also in debate like that? how do we as a party do more of a positive message? >> i think you are right, joe and mary will agree with this as well. historically, republicans have talked with their mind. we like to dump all the statistics out there. we are the number one state for job creation or the number one this for that. we pitch all of these cold and sterile facts out. what maybe a better way to message this is that being the number one job creatin
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am PST
't like he rewrites the lay. it's not just in healthcare issue, it's in regard to immigration, epa regulations. martha: the extension of the employer mandate and moving the money that was suppose to be use forward prevention over to the creation of exchanges. and the critics believe that neither one of those things was in the law. when you look at article two, section three, it says the president shall take care the laws be faithfully executed. that's his job to carry out the law passed by congress. i'm sure that the president who was a constitutional professor himself would say he is well within the law and others might point to previous executive orders and say presidents do this all the time. >> i think our constitutional law professor president needs a refresher kearse on the separation of powers in our united states constitution. clearly it is the congress that's dell gate that authority. the phrase you just referred to to faithfully execute the laws. presidents do have authority to exercise discretion. but when you rewrite a law to say we are going to take it vast majority of
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm EST
to the bad old days i meant that you to kill me to do it. the son of a russian immigrant happened to be seated by me at dinner this summer when i went to dinner with a bunch of our friends. he looked at me as that, did you like yeltsin? he said it just like that. yeah, i did. he got a big smile and said good. my country and its entire history is only produced to true democrats. alexander kareem key and then in linden got rid of kerensky and you've help yeltsin stay. too bad we lost it again, that maybe we can get it back. incredible conversation. suresh of us going broke like crazy at the end of the civil war. the first thing i did was to go to vancouver and put together a $24 billion package so we could bring soldiers home from other countries. principally the politics states. we were talking about this before. the american people were 74% against russia. what is bill clinton going to canada to meet with the russian leader? we've got economic problems at home. and i also knew i needed his cooperation to keep from coming up the works in bosnia because of the historic ties of the r
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 10:00pm EST
immigration sooner or later if you. -- if you want your economy to continue growing, and that immigration will probably come naturally from the whrat tin america, a political dividend here, and there's a tremendous opportunity for the u.s. in latin america. of course, china is always very interested in latin america's energy resources, in our water, in our biodiversity, and if they want to invest, latin america will welcome it. so be it. >> thank you. we are almost out of time, but before asking one last question, a couple housekeeping matters. we have our upcoming speakers. december 10, we have the honorable anna parker, mayor of houston, texas, dan acerson, chairman and ceo of general motors, and on december 19th, skaggs, bluegrass ledge. second, i want to present the guest with a press club coffee mug to be filled with colombia coffee. [laughter] >> thank you. >> thank you. [applause] and -- [applause] and for the time question, you mentioned the property pegs, 5 enthe u.s. team is looking for a change. how do you see the prospects in the world cup? >> well, i told president obama this
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 12:00am EST
or monetary policy through the common central date to trade immigration and each division in the soviet republic would have their own police forces then we had to sell it with a peacekeeping force of 60,000 two-thirds of which would be supplied by one-third of the united states. you heard them talk about that. if i remember of the 60 percent of the people were opposed. i say that to make this point. the american people particularly when they think things about well at home. how political leaders often times popular not exactly like the voters still you not to do it it is like a blinking yellow light tell us what our objectives are intel is what it will cost. a and you better me right. if not you own a. that is basically what the polls made cannot make foreign policy decisions decisions, you just cannot do it. 80% of the people were against me helping mexico when we gave them a loan in 1995. in we had just lost congress. people thought i was nuts. thinking of bosnia we don't make the loan to mexico and they hate us and so does latin america and then the next year we have another 1 millio
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
the cooperation between the two areas and you are going to need immigration sooner or later if you want your economy to continue growing and that immigration will come naturally from latin america. that even has a political dividend here so there is a tremendous opportunity for the u.s. in latin america. of course china is very interested in latin america's energy resources, and our water, in our biodiversity and if they want to invest latin america will welcome it. >> thank you. we are almost out of time but for asking one more question couple of housekeeping matters to take care of. first of all i would like to remind you of our upcoming speakers. on december 10 we have the honorable mayor of houston texas. on december 16th 16th dan nickerson chairman and ceo of general motors and on december 19, ricky skaggs grammy award-winning and bluegrass legend. second i would like to present our guest with the traditional national press club coffee mug full fleet to be filled with colombian coffee. [applause] and for the final question you mentioned the good prospects of colombia's national team. th
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 11:00pm EST
the two areas. you will need immigration sooner or later if you want your economy to continue growing. immigration will probably come naturally from latin america. it even has a political dividend your. there is a tremendous opportunity for the u.s. in latin america. china is very interested in latin america is energy biodiversity.our they want to invest in latin america. they are welcome. >> thank you. we are almost out of time. one less question -- and it couple of housekeeping matters. i want to remind you about our upcoming speakers. december 10, we have the mayor of houston, texas. december 16, the chairman and ceo of general motors. december 19, a grammy award winner and bluegrass legend. second, i would like to present our guest with the traditional national press club coffee mug coakley to be filled with colombian coffee. [laughter] >> thank you. >> thank you. [applause] and for the final question, you mentioned the prospect of colombia's national soccer team. the prospect of our two countries in the world cup? >> i wish our teams would not meet in the first round. it would be
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 3:00pm PST
immigration. but there is always a threat, particularly with hezbollah elements in the americas which we know is true, hezbollah has carried out attacks as far away as argentina and it has a basis or at least it has contacts in places like venezuela. if they get -- if they're the ones who are involved here, we have no idea, but it's quite possible. then the alert that we heard earlier in the show that all the ports of entry in the united states are alerted with radiation-detecting equipment are useless. i can't imagine they're going to go through customs tsa in tijuana. so we have to have a border that we can control, particularly in a world where all you need is a small amount of really bad stuff that can hurt a large number of people. >> and this material, juan, can be used to make a dirty bomb. officials have talked about this. we have a sound bite from the monterey institute talking about the iaea and how it characterizes this material. >> the international atomic energy agency characterizes materials on a scale from 1 to -- 2, 3, 4 and so on in terms of how dangerous it is to human healt
KICU
Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm PST
immigrants who know something about harsh cold winters. this guy has some advice for californians. >> you guys should man up. it's is not even freezing yet. >> quit complaining? >> quit complaining. >> reporter: at this nursery in pleasant hill, there was worry about keeping plants protected. tonight's temperatures could be a death sentence if precautions aren't taken. >> an unfortunate part of some plants that you have protected if frost aren't going to be protected from freezes. >> reporter: frost blankets were hot sellers. >> i used dish towels and pillow cases. >> they survived? >> they survived. >> reporter: a reminder to bring your furry friends inside, especially the oldest, and youngest thumbs. >> a good rule of them is if you don't want to be outside, your pets don't want to be outside. this is a very vulnerable time for pets with short air. >> reporter: a bed warmer you pop in the microwave keeps your pet toasty for hours. tonight is probably going to be a three dog night. live in walnut creek, ken wayne, ktvu, channel 2 news. >> ahead of tonight's cold weather, the homeless al
NBC
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
in haiti with president clinton. as a new citizen, andres is taking on a cause, backing immigration reform that would grant legal status to undocumented workers. >> i think this is a country of faith, and faith tells me that we have to be taking care of those that didn't get the same chances we got. between four and six restaurants. >> reporter: calling himself an entrepreneur and not an activist, he says his success is an example of what immigrants can contribute. >> i know i'm the perfect poster boy. >> reporter: the restaurant industry is on the front lines. the reality is, many hire workers here illegally and buy produce picked by undocumented workers. any risk to your business, that by being so politically involved, you might turn some people off? >> i don't think i have any issue on being active. >> reporter: for his next new restaurant, andres is researching america's earliest colonial recipes and comfort foods to design a new menu. >> what is this to you? >> reporter: it looks like a great old campfire s'more with a very elegant twist. making s'mores with foie gras. >> you're good.
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 8:00am EST
we are talking about immigration reform -- all of these things that can expand the economy further. imagine what we could do if we made the commonsense investments in infrastructure. we could move even faster. >> and what jobs would be created on that. you mentioned extending unemployment benefits. could this report and subsequent good reports create an argument that we do not need these kinds of emergency benefits anymore? >> the thing to recognize is better,the economy gets there is a mechanism in place that makes them go away on their own. this is not a benefit that extends indefinitely. improves, the way emergency unemployment works, people are less eligible. at the moment, we have so many people who are long-term unemployed. the average duration of unemployment is something like 36 months. that is unacceptably high. it has a self-correcting mechanism. if we continue to grow at this pace, there will be fewer and fewer people availing themselves of the benefits. that is the genius of this work. it helps people to keep those benefits. by the way, if you take away these benefits a
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 8:00am EST
unified country with an undie vieded sir yea slow -- sarajevo as capital. trade and immigration, and each division -- the serbian republic and the bosnian and croatian republic -- would have their own police forces and, basically, run their domestic lives. then we had to sell it, including a peacekeeping force of 60,000, two-thirds of which would be supplied by 25 other countries, one-third by the united states. you heard them talk about that. as i remember, only about 60% of the people were opposed to us participating in that. i say that to make this point. the american people, particularly when they think not all is well at home, have their political leaders to act for them, but they know we have global responsibilities. often times when a proposed course of action is unpopular, it's not exactly like the voters are telling you not to do it, it's basically like a giant blinking yellow light. they're saying, for goodness sakes, be careful, tell us what our objectives are, tell us when it's going to be over, and tell us what it's going to cost. and you better be right. in other words, if y
FOX
Dec 5, 2013 7:00am PST
that federal benefit. >>> people who want immigration reform will deliver more than 27,000 letters to congresswoman's lockran's office. the goal, to re-ignite the immigration reform debate. those letters will be delivered at 11:30 this morning. >>> it's 7:40. the investigation continues into the latest breakdown on the b.a.r.t. tracks. engineers are blaming an electrical short circuit for yesterday morning's big problem on the train heading to the tunnel in the east bay. the emergency brakes locked up, filling the train cars with fumes. several riders then went to the hospital after being stuck on the crippled train for an hour. >> used to be a huge problem about a decade ago. but they did some fixes to a break box and it only happens very rarely. >> b.a.r.t.'s chief mant tense officer says it will take at least a day to determine what led to the short. >>> and dozens of people in san leandro rushed from their homes out into the bitter cold in 20 minutes. a live report on an early- morning apartment fire. the damage it caused and where it may have started. >>> it might be hard to g
CNBC
Dec 2, 2013 9:00am EST
it will be -- there will be viciousness. >> i know. any bill passed. >> any bill passed. >> immigration, remember they were going to talk about immigrati immigration? >> such an important bill and a bill business would love to see passed. >> there can be so much anger down there. >> infrastructure spending. so many things we need to deal with, gridlock is not necessarily a good thing. >> true. and remember, i'm just saying gridlock, the conclusion is it is playing a role. same time, i don't know why anyone doesn't think it's the worst of -- the worst of the fights. we are so close to 2014. >> big board, by the way, brazilian metals and mining company with the investor day at the nyse and nasdaq, online jewelry retailer blue nile with cyber monday. talking to the company ceo later in the show. >> my trust owns this. a disappointment. this is a company that has been doing everything it can to try to cut back expenses. very small capital expenditure budget this year. it's in brazil and brazil has been a horrendous market. brazil is probably the most challenged of the bricks. and that's saying something because russia is in
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 7:00am PST
down as the year of missed opportunities on immigration, tax reform budget. all issues leaders wanted to tack al at the start of the year. they had trouble funding the government and running out of time to pass critical legislation. american families could see milk prices spike to $7 a gallon if congress can't pass the farm bill by the end of the year. lawmakers are running out of type to set funding and policy for the pentagon next year. they still need to confirm janet yellen as the next federal chair before bernanke's term ends next month. it's no wonder one house committee chose to focus on a less invasive topic, space aliens. >> is there life out there? what do they think about new york city? >> reporter: congress has passed 56 bills in 2013 in the past 66 years only three other times that congress has passed less than 100 bills in a single year. many of the bills this congress passed were simply extensions of older laws that were set to expire. hope appears to be dwindling for the small deal between house and budget leaders that wanted to replace the federal s
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 8:00am PST
once ambitious second term agenda including immigration reform and addressing the nation's infrastructure needs. republicans are already building their 2014 congressional election campaign around obamacare. if they're able to win the senate and hold on to the house, obama will be a very lame duck for his last two years in office. let's bring in juan williams, our fox news political analyst. the first question for you juan, what do you think about his op-ed there? >> i think that is on target, jon. i mean look, right now as doyle points out, republicans have focused on obamacare. they have 80 plus percent of republicans unified behind opposition to obamacare. as you know, there are a lots of disputes within the party on lots of social issues, budget, all that, but not when it comes to obamacare. so now, they're trying to expand that to independents. again, when you look at the poll numbers, independents not sold. very much in fact dissuade by the president's performance in the rollout of the websites. so he lost among independents. he is losing some among democrats. and th
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